Join the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), the Embassy of Ukraine in Canada / Посольство України в Канаді , and the the Embassy of Canada to Ukraine Embassy of Canada to Ukraine for a webinar of the book “The Torture Camp on Paradise Street” by Stanislav Aseyev, featuring Maria Tomak , coordinator of Media Initiative for Human Rights.
When? October 13, 2021
Time? 12:00 EDT; 19:00 (Kyiv time)
Zoom registration HERE
A native of Donetsk, Stanislav Aseyev was a journalist working for Radio Free Europe. He was captured in and imprisoned by the Russian occupation forces in Donetsk in 2017. Until his capture, his reporting – written under a pseudonym – were an important source of information about Russian-occupied Donetsk. Spending almost 1000 days imprisoned, Aseyev was routinely and brutally tortured by his captors. He was released in December 2019 as part of a prisoner exchange. The Torture Camp on Paradise Street is a memoir of his imprisonment in the prison system run by Russian occupation forces.
An excerpt of The Torture Camp on Paradise Street was recently published by the Los Angeles Review of Books. To read the excerpt click HERE